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  1. Comfybikes by Comfybob

  2. Project 1 : First Fox Test Flight

    Hi Folks,

    Well I assembled my Foxy enough to allow its first test flight.

    I have to say, having never ridden one of these before, so I did not know exactly what to expect. Wow ! This is so much fun.

    Up until now I have been an off road mountain biker, ever seeking that rush of downhill forest trails. Living in the flatlands of East Anglia, UK. These are few and far between. Now I can get the same rush from country roads on my home built Foxy.
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  3. Project 1 : Fox Chain and Chain Management

    Hi Folks,

    Fitting the chain and chain management is the next stage, so I have been reading the AZ forums, looking at other’s photographs; even posted some comments and received excellent feedback from the AZ community (thanks all).

    I have decided to go with the two idler (pulley wheel) approach. One will be mounted just behind the cross boom, with the other mounted behind the seat.




    I mocked
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  4. Project 1 : Fox Bottom Bracket

    Hi Folks,

    Bottom Bracket mounting today and if I get time later, maybe the seat mounts.


    The BB came from an old mountain bike, screw in cartridge type. Left-hand thread on the right-hand side and a plastic mount cup on the left. Stripped down there are some hole where the MB frame used to be these I will have to fill somehow.



    So I made a plate I intend to weld on to cover some of the first
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  5. Project 1 : Fox Ackermann Steering

    Hi Folks,

    This blog entry is related to the Ackermann Steering setup. First I had to make the tie rod mounting tabs and the tie rod itself. I should say that I am following the plans for this Fox build (being my first ) . So cut the steel tabs and began to fabricate the parts.



    The rod ends are from a Karting parts supplier on E-Bay.

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